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  • 4 children die in Philadelphia fire

    PHILADELPHIA Four children were killed early Saturday when a fire that apparently started in a couch on a porch spread quickly to neighboring row homes in Southwest Philadelphia, engulfing eight of them in flames, officials said. The victims were...
  • Dog dead in Bethlehem blaze

    Dog dead in Bethlehem blaze
    Seven people were displaced and a dog died in a fire that damaged two homes on the 400 block of East Broad Street in Bethlehem Saturday afternoon. Fire Chief Robert Novatnack said Bethlehem firefighters could not pinpoint the origin of the blaze, which...
  • Four children die in Philadelphia fire

    Four children die in Philadelphia fire
    Four children were killed early Saturday when a fire that apparently started on a porch spread quickly to neighboring rowhouses in Southwest Philadelphia, engulfing eight of them in flames, officials said. The victims were identified as twin 4-year-old...
  • Fire in northeast San Diego County burns 150 acres, destroys 2 homes

    Fire in northeast San Diego County burns 150 acres, destroys 2 homes
    A brush fire Thursday in the heavily forested area east of Julian in northeast San Diego County has burned 150 acres and destroyed two homes, Cal Fire said. The fire, which broke out about 10:30 a.m. in the Banner Grade area between Julian and the Anza-...
  • Historic-schoolhouse fire 1 of 6 suspicious blazes in 4 days

    Historic-schoolhouse fire 1 of 6 suspicious blazes in 4 days
    An early-morning blaze Thursday that destroyed Sanford's historic Little Red School House — one of Seminole County's first public schools — was among six fires in four days that may have been deliberately set. Three of those blazes —...
  • Fire leaves apartment uninhabitable in Boca

    A fire in the Oaks of Boca apartment complex on Wednesday left a family's home uninhabitable, according to a Boca Raton Fire Rescue press release. Fire fighters responded to the complex at 644 Northwest 13th Street at about 1:53 p.m. and found smoke...
  • Navy sailors rescue Newport News woman from burning home

    Navy sailors rescue Newport News woman from burning home
    A Newport News woman was rescued out of her home by a pair of Navy sailors Tuesday morning, a Newport News Fire Department spokesman and Navy officials said. Local dispatchers received initial reports of a house fire in the 600 block of 35th Street just...
  • Is arsonist targeting downtown-area homes?

    Is arsonist targeting downtown-area homes?
    Orlando firefighters are trying to determine if an arsonist is targeting homes in downtown-area neighborhoods. Six fires have been reported in recent weeks that have similarities, said Orlando Fire Department District Chief Matt Negedly. Negedly...
  • Glastonbury Firefighters Put Out Thompson Street House Fire

    Glastonbury Firefighters Put Out  Thompson Street House Fire
    GLASTONBURY — Firefighters extinguished a fierce fire that destroyed a Thompson Street home Wednesday night. The fire was reported at 10:34 p.m. and the first firefighters on scene reported that the house was engulfed in flames. A call went out...
  • Wildfire in Napa County grows to 3,200 acres; 5 structures destroyed

    A wildfire raging in Napa County continued to grow overnight to 3,200 acres and has so far destroyed five structures, officials reported Wednesday. The Butts fire, which broke out shortly after noon Tuesday, threatened 280 additional structures and...
  • Father of boy killed in Lauderhill fire arrested

    Father of boy killed in Lauderhill fire arrested
    The father of an 8-year-old boy who died in a Lauderhill fire has been arrested on a neglect charge in the child's death. Wisler Isme, 29, was ordered held on a $50,000 bond during his first-appearance court hearing on Wednesday after he surrendered to...